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Partnering with Eli Review

Eli Review has been designed in partnership with teachers and students from day one in Michigan State’s Writing in Digital Environments Research Center. Back in 2006, we—Jeff Grabill, Bill Hart-Davidson, Mike McLeod—invented Eli to make possible a pedagogy of frequent feedback and revisions cycles. The specific need was to support evidence-based teaching practices and facilitate […]

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Video: Bill Hart-Davidson presents at UT Austin

Our own Bill Hart-Davidson recently traveled to Austin, Texas where he was invited to talk about Eli Review by the Digital Writing & Research Lab. Bill talked about Eli’s history, its pedagogy, and the specific problems it was designed to address. The full video of Bill’s talk is available here, along with the full text, images […]

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Shallow Swim: Describing Eli Review Users and Activity

Last week’s “Deep Dive” analyzed quantity of tasks assigned in Eli Review over the past few years. This week’s post marks important milestones in the mix and moxy of our users. By themselves, many of these numbers may seem unremarkable. But taken together, we are reminded of just how many students and teachers we’ve been […]

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Deep Dive: Did Eli Review move the needle in 2015-2016?

For the past two years, our team at Eli Review has been making a distinction between educational technologies and learning technologies. Most recently, Bill Hart-Davidson explained it this way: Educational technologies help students, teachers, and administrators accomplish goals associated with schooling, but not necessarily associated with learning and teaching.  Examples: Student-information systems Learning Management Systems […]

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“We’ve Been Listening” – 6 Years of Eli Review and #cwcon

Eli Review and Computers & Writing have a long history. Bill Hart-Davidson and I first introduced Eli publicly at #cwcon 2010 in Purdue. Eli was still in its prototype stage when we introduced it – we hadn’t even added the “Review” to its name yet, and you can see in the slides from our 2010 […]

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